— September 11, 2017

I Blog for Mother Earth News

Harrold Country Home is part of the online community of people looking to live wisely.

— August 21, 2017

Pausing for Beauty with Nature Notebooks

Keeping Nature Notebooks develops a keen sense of observation and a wonder of nature.

— August 14, 2017

Insects in the Orchard - Friend or Foe?

We have a lot to learn about the insects that live in our orchard!

— July 27, 2017

Little Brother Finds His Voice

Life can be tough for a little brother with two older sisters. Should go along with their play or invent his own?

— July 24, 2017

From Free Range to Pasture

Our reasons for converting from a free ranging flock to a pastured flock.

— July 20, 2017

Country Pets

Do chickens and toads make good pets?

— July 4, 2017

Grandma's Golf-cart Safari

Whatever age you are, nature is always full of wonders to discover.

— June 27, 2017

Of Chickens and Children

The girls try to treat our flock of hens as cuddly pets; but neither the hens nor the rooster are appreciative of the attention.

— June 5, 2017

Easing Those Aches and Pains

Our favourite homeopathic remedies for everyday use.

— May 9, 2017

An Orchard is Born

We expand our county home to include an orchard.

— April 25, 2017

Welcome Chickens!

After a brief hiatus, we once again have chickens. This time we welcomed not a dozen, but 30 laying hens.

— March 30, 2017

Growing Organically - Crop Rotation

Rotate the crops growing in your garden to reduce soil-borne pests, optimize nutrient recycling, and take advantage of companion…

A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body. Benjamin Franklin
Home is the nicest word there is. Laura Ingalls Wilder
If you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere. Vincent Van Gogh